U.N. Agencies Step Up, Encourage More Efforts To Supply Food, Medical Aid To War-Torn Syria

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Image of starving baby shows need to help children in besieged Syrian region: U.N. agencies
“Haunting images of a dying, malnourished baby in the Eastern Ghouta region of Syria has highlighted the need to get more food supplies to children left starving there by the country’s six year war, U.N. agencies warned on Wednesday…” (Kanso, 10/25).

U.N. News Centre: Syria: U.N. health agency steps up services for thousands of people in Raqqa
“The United Nations health agency is stepping up the delivery of medicines and medical supplies to thousands of people in newly accessible areas of Raqqa. … More than 13,500 people currently live in Raqqa city, where access to health services remains limited…” (10/25).

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